Communicate Like a Leader (Audio)

Connecting Strategically to Coach, Inspire, and Get Things Done

Dianna Booher (Author)

Publication date: 06/05/2017

Communicate Like a Leader (Audio)
Draw Them In, Don't Drive Them Away!


People often get promoted to leadership positions without knowing how to communicate an inspiring strategic vision to the people who report to them. So they focus on what they know: tactics, not strategy. As a result, they become stuck in micromanagement mode.

Dianna Booher wants to prevent micromanagement
before it happens by providing you with the right leadership communication skills. Grounded in extensive research, this book offers practical guidelines to help professionals think, coach, converse, speak, write, meet, and negotiate strategically to deliver results. In thirty-six brief chapters, Booher shows you how to communicate effectively to audiences up and down the organization so you can fulfill your most essential responsibilities as a leader.

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Draw Them In, Don't Drive Them Away!


People often get promoted to leadership positions without knowing how to communicate an inspiring strategic vision to the people who report to them. So they focus on what they know: tactics, not strategy. As a result, they become stuck in micromanagement mode.

Dianna Booher wants to prevent micromanagement
before it happens by providing you with the right leadership communication skills. Grounded in extensive research, this book offers practical guidelines to help professionals think, coach, converse, speak, write, meet, and negotiate strategically to deliver results. In thirty-six brief chapters, Booher shows you how to communicate effectively to audiences up and down the organization so you can fulfill your most essential responsibilities as a leader.

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Meet the Author


Visit Author Page - Dianna Booher

Dianna Booher works with organizations to help them communicate clearly and with individuals to increase their influence and impact by a strong executive presence.

She is the bestselling author of 47 books, published in 60 foreign-language editions. Her latest books include these:

--Communicate Like a Leader: Connecting Strategically to Coach, Inspire, and Get Things Done (Berrett-Koehler)

--What MORE Can I Say: Why Communication Fails and What to Do About It (Penguin Random House)

--Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader (Berrett-Koehler)

--Communicate With Confidence: How to Say It Right the First Time and Every Time (McGraw-Hill)

National media such as Good Morning America, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes.com, Fast Company, CNN International.com, NPR, Bloomberg, Success, and Entrepreneur have interviewed her for opinions on critical workplace communication issues.

She’s the founder of two communication training companies: Booher Consultants and currently CEO of Booher Research Institute.

Dianna has been earned some of the highest awards and distinctions in the speaking, human capital, and publishing industries:

  • Speaker Hall of Fame  (induction by the National Speakers Association)
  • “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century” by Successful Meetings magazine
  • “Top Leadership 500” by Leadership Excellence magazine
  • “Top 100 Minds on Personal Development” by Personal Excellence magazine
  •  “Top 30 Global Communication Gurus”
  • “Top 100 Thought Leaders in America” by Leadership Excellence magazine
  • “Best of the Best: Top 25 Business Books of the Decade” by Executive Soundview Summaries
  • Richtopia's 2017 "Top 200 Most Influential Authors in the World"

Clients include IBM, ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Pepsico, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, JPMorgan Chase, Department of the Navy, NASA, and more than one-third of the Fortune 500. She has spoken at international conferences on six continents.

 www.BooherResearch.com  817-283-2333.

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Endorsements

“If you're a micromanager, you need to know it's not just ineffective—it's also the most labor-intensive leadership style. When you read Communicate like a Leader, you'll learn strategic communication skills that will improve your relationship with your people and actually make leading easier. Dianna Booher is the communication guru of the 21st century!”
Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The New One Minute Manager and One Minute Mentoring

“Great leaders are great communicators, as Dianna Booher points out in this smart, useful book. If you want to become a top-notch strategic communicator, you'd do well to heed the advice in its pages.”
Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach, business educator, New York Times bestselling author, and Thinkers50 #1 leadership thinker in the world

“Dianna Booher's brilliant new book, Communicate like a Leader, is the single-best communication guide I have ever read. In it are thirty-six clear, concise, relevant, and practical bits of strategic advice on how to connect with others. No fluff. No wasted words. All substance. I guarantee you that there is something in this book that you can use immediately—and more that you can apply tomorrow and the next day and the next. Buy this right now, read it as soon as you get it, and then put Dianna's expert advice to work for you. You will be very glad that you did.”
Jim Kouzes, coauthor of the bestselling The Leadership Challenge and Dean's Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

“Everything they didn't teach you at Harvard Business School—but should have—about leadership communication in the real world of work.”
John Addison, bestselling author; Leadership Editor, Success magazine; and CEO, Addison Leadership Group

“More than a mere treatise on communication, this is an extremely practical and actionable book about becoming a better leader. It happens that leaders do their work by communicating, and Booher provides valuable tactics to use in a wide variety of circumstances. Every reader is guaranteed to take away some useful practices.”
Jack Zenger, CEO, Zenger Folkman, and bestselling coauthor of The Extraordinary Leader and Speed

“Dianna Booher has done it once again. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking clear, practical, and actionable advice.”
Catherine Blades, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Aflac Inc.

Great leaders have one thing in common: they are all great communicators. They have discovered how to convert their keen awareness into ideas that speak to one's emotions and ambitions. They understand that if their message does not take deep root, it will likely make little difference in shaping outcomes. In her newest book,
Communicate like a Leader, Dianna Booher calls upon her vast body of work to create an inspirational playbook for leaders in pursuit of excellence. A must-read for people seeking to propel their career.”
Bill Yancey, Managing Director, Operations, Hilltop Securities Inc.

“Communication and leadership are critical for all success. Dianna Booher is an expert on both fronts and an author of forty-seven books! Learn from her wisdom. Buy this book, read this book, and learn from the very best—I do!”
Dr. Peter Legge, OBC, CSP, CPAE Hall of Fame, CEO and Chairman, Canada Wide Media Limited


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